Just a few pictures to put some very basic historical context around this railway.
No voice over for now, I decided to use typing talents instead.
Lots of Ken Burns effect.
It is a very top level view of the events and the people leading to the birth of Tazara and most of the references and quotes come from this very interesting article:
Alicia Altorfer-Ong - "Tanzanian ‘Freedom’ and Chinese ‘Friendship’ in 1965: laying the tracks for the TanZam rail link" - LSE Cold War Studies - ©2009 by Alicia Altorfer-Ong
Music is by Vienna Art Orchestra and the extraordinary accordion player Hans Hassler - "Laendler fur 5 Stimmen" from "Swiss Swing"